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33. Re: Sale Concluding; Steam Sale Continues Jan 2, 2013, 16:40 AngelicPenguin
Beamer wrote on Jan 2, 2013, 15:54:
mag wrote on Jan 2, 2013, 15:51:
Also: I have and use an xbox 360 controller on my PC. It's kind of a piece of shit. The actual thing feels sturdy, but the D-pad is the worst of any controller I've ever used, the buttons are mushy, and the analog sticks click.

The PS3 controller is much nicer, but you have to do a little fiddling to get games to recognize it as a 360 controller, sometimes.

Man, I couldn't disagree more. I hate the PS3 controller. Too light, sticks too close together, absolutely horrifically bad shoulder buttons, etc.

You're correct about the d-pad on the 360 being awful, but I rarely use it - only for selecting weapons and it does that fine (well, when going for cardinal directions. Starts getting worse if you're going 8 way.) The newer controller fixes this decently, for additional cost. No issue with me with the sticks, though, nor the buttons, and the shoulder buttons are infinitely better.

I believe Hori makes a 360 controller with a legit d-pad (no floaty sphere thingy.) I bought it a while back for games that really needed a good d-pad. As a plus, since this is a PC discussion, it is wired, so you do not need the usb wireless adapter for it, so this is the one I leave hooked up to my computer.
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